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May 20, 2015 to May 31, 2015
Smithville and McMinnville


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Smithville Lions Club Annual Yard Sale

May 29, 2015 to May 30, 2015
8:00 a.m.
Cumberland Presbyterian Church gymnasium

The Smithville Lions Club is having their annual Yard Sale on Friday May 29th from 8 am to 6 pm and Saturday May 30th from 8 am to 4 pm. The yard sale will be held at the Cumberland Presbyterian Church gymnasium. If you have anything you would like to donate to the Lions Club yard sale, contact Debbie Repasy at (615)-318-9441.

Smithville Electric System Schedules Power Outage

May 30, 2015
City of Smithville

Smithville Electric System will be taking a city wide power outage on May 30th for 2 to 4 hours, to upgrade equipment at the Smithville substation. Approximately at midnight on Saturday May 30th, the power will be turned off to the entire city and will come back on sometime Sunday morning May 31st, as soon as the upgrades have been completed. Smithville Electric System understands that this power outage is an inconvenience to everyone, but is necessary to insure reliable electricity to the city of Smithville. Customers that are on oxygen or have special medical needs should make preparations for this event. If customers have any questions or concerns, they can call our office at 615-597-4735. This outage is dependent upon good weather, so continue to listen to WJLE for further announcements.

Courthouse and County Offices to Close Memorial Day

May 25, 2015
County Offices

The DeKalb County Court House, County Complex County Offices, Smithville Senior Center, Landfill and the Trash Collection Sites will be closed Monday May 25th in observance of Memorial Day. The County Court Clerk’s Office will also be closed Saturday May 23rd.

UCHRA Commodities Distribution

Jun 11, 2015
1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
UCHRA Office 726 S Congress Blvd

The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) will hold a commodities distribution for DeKalb County, Thursday, June 11, 2015 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the UCHRA Office 726 S Congress Blvd, Smithville, TN
Everyone must present a valid UCHRA commodity card in order to receive commodities. To sign up or reprint lost commodities cards contact your local UCHRA office.

The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, color, national origin, religion, or disability in admission to, access to, or operations of its programs, services or activities.

DCHS Tiger and Lady Tiger Basketball Camp of Champions

Jun 15, 2015 to Jun 18, 2015
8:00 a.m.- 11:00 a.m.
DCHS Gymnasium

June 15-18, 2015
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
DCHS Gymnasium
Ages 5-14

To provide each camper with a positive, fun-filled learning experience. The camp is designed to teach the fundamentals of basketball and give campers added game experience, while emphasizing teamwork and competition in a fun environment.

Fee of $60.00 covers the entire cost of all instruction. Each additional child from a family will cost $30.00. Each camper will receive a T-shirt. Competitive contests will be held each day to allow campers to earn prizes and rewards. Campers will have the opportunity to compete against other players in game situations and shooting competitions. Camp will be divided into age groups and ability groups.

You can register for camp June 1-3 at DCHS Gymnasium. Coach Martin and Coach Cope will be there from 8-5 on those days. Late Registrations will be June 15 at 7:30 AM and will cost $75.00. By registering early it allows 2 weeks to complete each campers shirt order.

The $60.00 MUST BE paid at time of registration.

Director: Lynus Martin and Joe Pat Cope
Staff: County and Area Coaches

Campers Name: ________________________________________

Age: ____________ Grade (next year): ____________

Address: ______________________________________________

Phone: ____________________________ T-Shirt Size (Circle): YS YM YL S M L XL

I understand that the applicant will be engaging in physical activity during the camp, which contains and inherent risk of physical injury. The undersigned assumes the risk and releases Tiger Basketball Camp, the director, the coaches, and the employees from any/all liability for personal injury arising out of the applicant’s participation in the Basketball Camp Program.

PARENT’S SIGNATURE: __________________________________________________________

Memorial Day Remembrance Program

May 25, 2015
9:30 a.m.
County Complex

A Memorial Day Remembrance Program will be held Monday, May 25 at 9:30 a.m. at the County Complex auditorium sponsored by the American Legion Post #122.

Scout Pack #347 will present colors

Entertainment by Susan Hinton and Victoria Vincent

Welcome by Commander William Edmonds with recognition of U.S. Veterans and Military personnel

Prayer by Chuck Olson

National Anthem by Victoria Vincent

Pledge of Allegiance led by Scout Troop #347

Remembrance Poem by Ben Herman to be read by Susan Hinton

Adjutant Ronnie Redmon will recognize special guests

Remembrance of Gold Star Mothers

Judy Redmon, President of Women's Auxiliary #122 will introduce the speaker

Don Rigsby will serve as Guest Speaker

At the conclusion of the program, a wreath will be placed at the site of the veterans memorial monument on the south side of the courthouse. DCHS Band Director Derrick Schatz will blow Taps.

UT Extension Canning Classes Offered

Jun 6, 2015
9:30 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
DeKalb County Complex kitchen

UT Extension Canning Classes Offered

The UT Extension office will be offering canning classes at the DeKalb County Complex kitchen during the month of June. Cost per class is $50 and covers all materials and supplies as well as the canning book So Easy to Preserve. The instructor for the classes will be UT Extension Agent Dr. April Martin. Classes will cover canning basics including using a water bath canner and pressure canner. Participants will make jelly, canned tomatoes and green beans. There are three dates to choose from:

Saturday, June 6: 9:30—4:00 P.M.
Thursday, June 11: 9:30—4:00 P.M.
Thursday, June 25: 9:30—4:00 P.M.

A minimum of 4 participants per class is required to hold each class. Payment must be received within 4 business days of the class.
For more information, call 597-4945. Fees can be paid at the UT Extension Office located in the DeKalb County Complex building.

DeKalb County Library Board Meeting

May 26, 2015
6:00 p.m.
Justin Potter Library

The DeKalb County Library Board will have their bi-monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 26 at 6:00 p.m. at Justin Potter Library. The public is welcome to attend the meeting.


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